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2022.4.17 Chelsea McBride Foundational Focus

Chelsea McBride


April 17, 2022

Event Type

Foundational Focus

Chelsea McBride

Event Type Description

Foundational Focuses feature a Presenting Artist exploring fundamental aspects of jazz composition and arranging using examples from the jazz canon as well as their own writing.


Woodwind Writing. See works presented slide below.

About the Presenting Artists(s)

Saxophonist, composer, conductor Chelsea McBride is leader of the 6-piece Chelsea and the Cityscape, and the internationally acclaimed 19-piece Chelsea McBride's Socialist Night School. McBride was Guest Conductor at the 2019 Perth International Jazz Festival and Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival. McBride was named one of Canada’s top 35 jazz musicians under 35 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and was the inaugural recipient of the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Emerging Jazz Artist Award.

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